|Conflict:||Battle of Małogoszcz|
|Date:||February 24, 1863|
|Commander1:||General Marian Langiewicz|
|Strength1:||2600, 2 very small cannons|
|Strength2:||3000, 6 heavy cannons|
Battle of Małogoszcz took place on February 24, 1863 near Małogoszcz in Świętokrzyskie. It was the one of biggest battles of the January Uprising. Polish general Marian Langiewicz started a concentration of his forces in Świętokrzyskie Mountains; he wanted to attack Warsaw with them, but Russians unveiled his attempts. He was attacked by a few Russian forces simultaneously. Langiewicz defeated them all in many skirmishes. Polish forces grew to 2,600 men. Russian colonel Dobrowolski attacked near Małogoszcz. Russians shelled Polish positions, but their attack was eventually smashed by the Polish cavalry's counterattack. Langiewicz ordered a retreat. The battle was indecisive - Russians failed to annihilate Polish army and the Polish failed to defend their positions.